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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (June 28, 1918)
lJgnaco PadcrewskI, tlio eminent pianist, who Is tlu head of tho organization tlmt Is recruiting Poles In
America to light against Germany. 2 Latest type of antiaircraft gun UBed by tho battleships of tho American navy.
3 Frcnolt children cheering American troops passing through a vlllago on their way to the front.
SOME OF WASHINGTON'S NEW GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS
Tho greater part of Washington's mushroom war grow th In government buildings Is shown In this, photograph
from tho Washington monument. Only two buildings In the picture are permanent, the Pan-American building on
tho right and tho Lincoln Manorial (upper loft). Tho completed blilldlugs house tho council of national dqfense, tho
food nnd fuel administrations, tho war trade board and a part of tho quartermaster corps of tho army. Of the two
big, unfinished buildings in tho center, tho nearest will bo occupied by tho navy and tho other by tho army. These aro
of concroto construction, whllo most of tho others arc made of wood and flimsy.
ITALIAN ANTIAIRCRAFT GUNNERS
Tho Italian lloyal marines uro great
aro ecen hero at rltle practice
Membership In Austrian trado unions
lias decreased to" 160,000.
Now Zealand has 4,301 registered
nplnrles representing more than GO,
000 colonl&s of bees,
Alabama was tho largest producer
of crystalline gsnphtto among tho
stntoji last year, witty Now York In sec
ond place and Peunsylvnnln third,
y'j'o enoblo persons to seo clearly
-work which must bo watched closely
mi Inventor has patented spectacles
flwroundod by small Incandescent
experts at antiaircraft shooting, and
To help solvo Its fuel problem the
government of Hrnzll Is encouraging
the planting of eucalyptus trees.
Winnipeg, Can., was practically with
out a tiro department recently, 100 flro
mon having struck because tho council
refused tho demunds of tho electricians
and waterworks men. j
A protest was sent to tho Canadian
minister of labor by Vancouver Trades
and Labor council ngalust tho bringing
of negroes from tho United States, by
the Canadian Pacific railroad for serv
ice on Its dining curs.
THE SEMI-WEEKLV TRIBUNE, NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
HER MISSION IS PATRIOTIC
Mrs. Harriet Chalmers Adams, au
thor, war correspondent and lecturer,
ono of tho few women who has visited
tho llrst lino trenches on tho battle
front, has spent the last eight months
telling people what tho general mass
of Individuals throughout tho country
can do to help win tho war. Sho has
generally avoided tho largo cities,
whero lecturers uro many, and has
been telling her story whtiro It Is most
needed. Her tour has been made upon
her own Initiative and at her own ex
penso. Ungracious, Drops.
"Did they give tho brldo a shower?"
"Well, all her friends thmw cold
water on tho bridegroom."
Ono wounded American soldier Is being lifted Into the hospltnl train In France, whllo two others Ho on stretch
ers waiting to bo put aboard.
COMPASS TESTING FOR SEA AND AIR SERVICES
Tho British admiralty compass department, which is responsible for tho supply, testing, etc., of all compasses for
navy, nlr force and tanks, has recently, owing to the enormous expansion due to tho war, been removed from Its old
situation at Deptford to a more suitable building In the country. The work at tho observatory Is almost entirely
carried out by women. The photograph shows an Instruction class In tho gyro compass.
AIR MAIL SERVICE HEAD
Capt. A. C. Weldenbach, recently ap
pointed hend of tho government's nlr
plano mall ilyers, has seen thrco
months' service abroad as a tlyor with
the American expeditionary forces, llo
wont over as a private about a year
ii go. Ills present appointment is only
temporary, as It Is expected that with
in u short time ho can eusny xlevelop
tho mail servlco to a point whero It can
bo turned over to a successor.
Of 31,7,000 miners In tho mines .of
Gouth Africa only 82,000 are white.
m 11 m i
OF OUR WOUNDED IN
RUINS OF COURTHOUSE OF REIMS
This is what repeated enemy bombardments hnvo left of tho courthouso
at Helms. Through the ruined entrnnco to tho building n new perspective of
tho famous cathedral, that has been shattered by Germau shot and shell, la
obtained. . '
The foot rest of n new elovated
bootblack's stand Is hinged so It can
be used as a step to aid a person to
reach tho chair.
Xndla soon will hnvo its first Im
portant gold refinery, practically all
of tho 600,000 ounces which It pro
duces annually being sent to Europe
At the outset of tho war Germany
had 71 cents In gold for every dollar
of paper money. Today sho has only
18 cents In gold for every dollar of
BRIEF INFORMATION .
An artificial cofToo has been Invent
ed In Japan which Is said to have tho
right flavor and a largo percentage of
Railroads of the United States con
sumed moro-thnn -15,700,000 barrels of
mSo0"? 1 80,11 of ,noro than
ISr "rre,s fr?m th0 Previous
8)i'c!' .veterinarian has demon-
SI i L", ,0rSS ean 1,0 fcd rtln
Kinds of kitchen garbage and sawdust
from birch or poplar trees when It Is
hecsssury to snvo grain.
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